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The $1.8 Billion NAR Verdict: A Turning Point for Real Estate? | The Ski Summit Show Ep. 49

Updated: Jan 4

Welcome to the latest episode of The Ski Summit Show, where we tackle the hot topics shaping the real estate landscape. In today's episode, we discuss the recent $1.8 billion jury verdict against the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and its potential to revolutionize the industry.

Matt and Benji break down the different scenarios that could unfold regarding who pays the buyer’s agent fee. Will it be the seller, the buyer, or perhaps the buyer's lender? This decision will compel agents to better articulate their value, much like lawyers do, and could awaken buyers to their right to choose and negotiate their representation.

Real Estate Tip

In our real estate tips segment, we address the critical issue of trust in your Realtor. Trust is twofold: personal and professional. We delve into how you can ensure that your Realtor not only has your best interests at heart but also possesses the professional acumen to navigate the complex real estate market.

How's the Market? Today's Top 5

Lastly, our market update presents a snapshot of Summit County's current real estate trends, where new listings, contracts, and price reductions are closely analyzed. It seems we are on a "road to nowhere," with stable listing numbers but no clear direction in sight. We also take a look at Matt's Top 5 listings on the MLS, feel free to follow along with the link below.

Special Treat Question of the Day

Don't miss our discussion on the best childhood memories of treats and how such simple pleasures shape our lives. Tune in, enjoy the community-driven conversation, and get informed about the real estate world with The Ski Summit Show.

Thank you for joining us, and remember to like, share, and subscribe to stay updated on all things real estate in the mountains. See you on the next episode!


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